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Mark Steiner: A Humble Parish Council President

Posted by Katelyn Hansell on 12/12/18

Although many may recognize Mark Steiner now as the president of the Parish Council, he wasn’t always so involved in the Parish.

Mark and his wife, Linda, are both native St. Louisans. When they moved back to St. Louis after spending six years in Indianapolis, they landed in West ... Read More »

Meet Fr. Aidan McDermott, O.S.B.

Posted by Katelyn Hansell on 11/20/18

Fr. Aidan McDermott is excited.

That was his first reaction when he was appointed pastor of St. Anselm Parish.

“It’s a very joyful and faith-filled place,” he said of the Parish.

Fr. Aidan grew up on the Hill in south St. Louis, attending Bishop DuBourg High School and St. ... Read More »

Marge Aylward: A Faithful Servant to the Parish and Community

Posted by Katelyn Hansell on 11/02/18

Marge Aylward and her husband, Ron, have been parishioners of St. Anselm for as long as it’s existed.

“We’ve been out [in West County] since 1964, so when the Parish was formed, we were members originally,” Marge said. “Ron was on the first Parish Council that decided to establish ... Read More »

Brian and David Ringhofer: Sharing the Faith through Family and Coaching

Posted by Katelyn Hansell on 10/19/18

David and Brian Ringhofer are brothers—obviously—but now, they are also fellow St. Anselm parishioners and CYC soccer coaches.

Brian and David and their other brother, Eric, grew up with their parents just east of St. Anselm on Conway Road. All three attended DeSmet Jesuit High School. Brian and his ... Read More »

Pat Golden: A Prayer Warrior for the Parish

Posted by Katelyn Hansell on 10/05/18

If Pat Golden has learned one thing from her lifetime of prayer, it’s listening.

“[The most important thing] is listening to God,” she said. “What does He want us to do? Where does He want us to go?”

It’s something that has deeply affected her life. Earlier this ... Read More »

Audrey Altepeter: Finding a second home at St. Anselm

Posted by Katelyn Hansell on 9/21/18

Hometown: Baltimore, MD

Parishioner for: 30+ years

When Audrey Altepeter and her husband, Marty, became members of St. Anselm Parish more than 30 years ago, they joined because Marty is a Priory alumnus. 

They stayed because of the home they found here.

A mother of six children now ranging ... Read More »


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